Aerial Lidar Used to Measure Snow Pack

photo of survey - Aerial Lidar Assists with Snow Pack Depths - A. Harpold

Many Western communities rely on snow from mountain forests as a source of drinking water – but for scientists and water managers, accurately measuring mountain snowpack has long been problematic. Satellite imagery is useful for calculating snow cover across open meadows, but less effective in forested areas, where the tree canopy often obscures the view of conditions below. Now, a […]

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International LiDAR Mapping Forum 2019 Keynote Speakers Announced

International LiDAR Mapping Forum 2019 Keynote Speakers Announced Four Keynote Sessions feature thought leaders from USGS, NASA, Ithaca College, and The Digit Group   October 31, 2018 (Denver, Colorado, USA) – The organizers of International LiDAR Mapping Forum, the world’s leading technical conference and expo that showcases the latest airborne, terrestrial and underwater lidar and emerging remote sensing and data […]

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Corbley Communications Celebrates 25th Anniversary

CASTLE ROCK, Colorado, USA, 4 June 2018 – Corbley Communications Inc., a provider of marketing communications and consulting services to the worldwide geospatial industry, is celebrating 25 years in business. Kevin Corbley started the Colorado company in 1993 after working as a journalist and public relations professional in Washington, D.C. “I am so grateful for all the clients, friends, business […]

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Altavian Works Alongside Northern Plains Test Site for NASA

February 13, 2018 Altavian, Inc., a leading manufacturer of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) systems and components, announced today that it is working with Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) to help test NASA’s Unmanned aircraft systems Traffic Management (UTM) system. Altavian and NPUASTS will work to develop technology related to UTM while a third partner, iSight RPV Services will provide […]

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Black Swift Technologies and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory – Unmanned Aircraft Volcano Research

Airborne Carbon Dioxide Data Analysis Helps NASA/JPL Advance Volcano Science and Monitoring Efforts Boulder, CO – (February 6, 2018) – With a legacy of delivering reliable, robust, and highly accurate small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS), Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm based in Boulder, CO, announced today a successful collaboration with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA/JPL) to capture […]

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Bio-indicator Lidar

A research scientist at NASA Goddard has developed a lidar-based sensor technology that can detect organic compounds which would be an indicator of life as we know it, now or in the past. Once on another planet, the device…Read More at In The Scan

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